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dave camp introduces his tax reform proposal. obama ist, president in minneapolis to discuss transportation infrastructure funding. later, a hearing on new irs rules regarding tax-exempt status for nonprofit organizations. >> house ways and means committee chairman dave camp announced a new tax reform proposal today. chairman cap is calling for ending deductions for state and local taxes. this briefing is when he minutes. >> hello and good afternoon. there have been so many changes to the tax code over the last day,e, more than one every that it is now 10 times the size of the bible with none of the good news. i know that seems like an old joke now. you may have heard it several times. when i travel around michigan or anywhere around the country, it still gets a pretty good laugh. as i listen to hard-working taxpayers talk about how we need to simplify and six our broken outdated tax code. what isn't funny is the impact washington's constant tinkering with the tax code has had on our economy and our families. we don't have to look long before we see but the current tax code h
for by making smart spending cuts and closing tax loopholes that right now only benefit the well-off and well-connected. i will give you an example. the tax system provides benefits to wealthy individuals who save, even after they have amassed multimillion dollar retirement accounts. by closing that loophole, we can help create jobs and grow the economy, and expand opportunity without adding a dime to the deficit. we know the country that wins the race for new technology will win the race for new jobs, so this creates 45 high-tech minute extra pounds where businesses and universities will partner to turn groundbreaking research into new industries and new jobs made in america. we know, and this is part of the reason we are here today, that education has to start at the earliest possible ages. it's budget expands access to the kind of high quality learning and other programs to give all our children the same opportunities the most wonderful children we just saw are getting right here at powell. all of that while not today's new jobs are going to require a four-year college degree, more and mor
from the tax for 2014. simple fairness demands that congress provide the same relief to hardworking americans. when congress can act to provide some relief for hardworking americans, we should. every member here has heard from a frustrated constituent. this shouldn't and need not be a partisan fight. granting relief for hardworking americans is only fair. voting yes on h.r. 4118 is the right thing to do for the people we represent. i yield back the balance of my time. the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman yields back. the gentleman from michigan is recognized. mr. leffy: i yield myself such time as i may consume. -- mr. levin: i yield myself such time as i may consume. the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman is recognized for such time he may consume. without objection. well, here they go again. but this time it's the 50th time that house republicans have brought up legislation to repeal or to undermine the affordable care act. ut this 50th time is no golden anniversary. it's a house republican goose egg for millions of americans. just look at this, 50 votes. with zero votes to rais
not responded to hardworking americans who over the years have contributed taxes, maybe some of them are veterans, served in the united states military, willing to make the ultimate sacrifice. and now in their time of need we are dilly-dallying. unfortunately, we are doing so because our friends on the other side of the aisle cannot recognize that but for the grace of god there go i. these individuals are not standing in line to get unemployment insurance, they are standing in line to apply for jobs. because the people who are eligible for unemployment insurance are individuals who have worked most every day of their life, but unfortunately they have found in times of economic upswings and down swings, maybe because of their training, maybe because of being a recent veteran, that they are not able to get a job immediately. and this congress has delayed over and over again where our friends on the other side of the aisle and those republicans in the other body claim that they could not offer one vote to be able to pass unemployment insurance. these individuals need our commitment, ame
overturning the ban on corporate spending applies to tax exempt rules. counsel and judy kindell need to be on this one please. cincy should probably not, all in caps, have these cases. what did you mean by cincy should not have these cases? >> on the advice of my counsel i respectfully exercise my fifth amendment right and decline to answer the question. >> ms. lern, why would you say tea party cases were very dangerous? >> on the advice of my counsel i respectfully exercise my fifth amendment right and decline to answer that question. >> ms. lerner, in september, 2010, you emailed your subordinates about initiating a, c-4 project and wrote, we need to be cautious so that it isn't a per se political project. why were you worried about this being perceived as a political project? >> on the advice of my counsel i respectfully exercise my fifth amendment right and decline to answer that question. >> ms. lern, the manager of e.o. technical in washington testified that you ordered tea party cases to undergo a multitier review. he testified, and i quote, she sent me emails saying that when
to spend their hard-earned tax dollars on foreign assistance and strengthen the greatest military the world has ever known. i see americans who want america to lead. [applause] my friends, i've been around a long time. and in fact, since the coolidge administration. [laughter] but i would say to you i've never seen this world in need of strong american leadership than it is today. and i believe these events, these negotiations with iran, which i hope to succeed, but i doubt, when i see the slaughter in syria, when i see the chinese asserting themselves in asia, when i see significant cuts in foreign aid and also in our defense budget, i'm worried. my final word to you, my dear and beloved friends, america and israel needs you more today than ever before. thank you and god bless. right now we are going to the conference with a discussion with an israeli journalist. on the internet, which i did not have a great knowledge about. gender wise, i am a jewish mother. after four months, they showed me what became the first internet-wide instant -- later, a company came in and bought us. overnight w
, local taxes going up, and insurance costing more? it's not the evil capitalists on wall street, it's the osha ocean of new regulations taking every spare dime from america's budget because someone here in washington thinks they know better. listen, whether it's a farm or whether it's on an energy platform or whether it's this chamber that passed the bill two years ago straight down the party-line vote that told every american that they cannot pick the health care they wanted last year they had to pick the one washington approved. they couldn't have the same doctor, they had to pick one that washington approved. they couldn't pay what they choose to because they wanted to go to the hospital washington chose. the costs are going up as well because washington put a new tax on medical twices like a dental crown, knee replacement, or pacemaker so right when they are getting hit with medical bills they'll get hit with a new tax as well. what a great idea. the problem is this government has grown and grown over decades. it is time to turn this around. now is the moment to guff the miles p
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